Test and Measurement
3D laser imaging recreates power plant down to nuts and bolts
Toronto – The future is near. Several hundred Ontario engineers gathered at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto on the night of March 6, 2014, to learn more about the magic of 3D laser imaging.
IR window protects inspectors of high-energy equipment
The Fluke ClirVu CV series IR windows eliminate the need to open the panel door to take infrared camera readings, offering protection for electricians, engineers and inspectors who work around high-energy equipment. The windows are torture…
Changes in senior management take place at FLIR Systems
Wilsonville, OR − At FLIR Systems Inc., William A. Sundermeier, president of the company’s Government Systems Division, has resigned to pursue other personal and business opportunities. Thomas A. Surran, most recently president of the…
March PTDA conference designed to build executive leadership skills
Chicago, IL – The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will hold its Spring Leaders Conference March 2-4, 2014, in Nevada at the Vdara Hotel & Spa at Aria Las Vegas.
Diagnosing motors with the push of a button
With advanced, user-friendly surge testers and windings analyzers, motor diagnostics now can be performed at the push of a button.
Process measurement market to double over next decade
Austin, TX – An expanded product portfolio to address an untapped market for intelligent sensors in process manufacturing and production operations is being introduced by Emerson Process Management.
Webinar on detecting bearing failure mechanisms set for September 25
Elmsford NY – Industry expert Andy Page, CMRP, of Allied Reliability Group, will discuss the various failure modes of bearings, how to detect them early and most importantly, how to avoid them, at a webinar sponsored by UE Systems Inc.,…
Infrared instruments effective in troublshooting HVAC/R systems in summer heat
Mississauga, ON – With the summer heat upon us, HVAC/R systems should be tuned-up to run at maximum efficiency to avoid wasting energy, prevent system downtime, and reduce expensive emergency maintenance. An efficient way to start is to…
Schneider Electric offers $5 billion for Invensys; other suitors may be in the wings
Rueil Malmaison, France – Schneider Electric SA is in talks about a 3.3-billion-pound (US$5 billion) offer for Britain’s Invensys Plc. Invensys said it disclosed the offer without Schneider’s consent, adding that there is no guarantee a firm…
Order for thermal binoculars to support international counter-terrorism
Portland, OR – FLIR Systems Inc. has received a $16-million order for its Recon B2-FO integrated dual-channel thermal binoculars from an Asian government customer strategically allied with the United States. This longstanding FLIR customer is…
Worldskills vocational competition drives global workforce excellence
Leipzig, Germany – What if you could bring together more than 1,000 17-to-25-year-old vocational students from around the world to demonstrate their skills and compete head-to-head to be the best in the world? That’s what…
COGEP launches maintenance management app for Windows tablet at PMDS show in Montreal
Quebec City – COGEP has launched its Guide Ti Mobile, the world’s first CMMS/EAM application developed specifically for the Windows 8 operating system and the Surface Windows RT tablet.
Distributor adds devices from Ametek
Waterdown, ON – TechniCAL Systems 2002 Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Ametek Inc.’s Power Instruments Division. The terms of the agreement will encompass the Panalarm and RIS units, and includes; SERNET, annunciators,…
Smartphone app measures pretension of industrial belts
With a new app from ContiTech, users can use a smartphone to determine whether belt pretension is correct. The free Tension2Go application measures the pretension frequency and pretension of industrial belts from the ContiTech Power…
Brooks Instrument announces new general manager
Hatfield, PA – Brooks Instrument, a provider of flow, pressure, vacuum and level solutions, has appointed Scott Amsbaugh as general manager. In his new role, Amsbaugh will be responsible for overseeing Brooks’ global business operations.
Machinery protection system gets hazardous area approvals
Edmonton, AB – Metrix Instrument Company announced that ETL North American hazardous area approvals have been obtained for its Setpoint machinery protection system.
Under new owner, Omega opens office in Shanghai to sell instrumentation and controls
Stamford, CT — Omega Engineering Inc. of Stamford, CT, which has sales and distribution offices in Canada, the UK and Germany, and which has been a supplier in the process measurement and control market for 50 years, opened a new office in…
Infrared camera featured in Motion Industries’ latest industrial solution video
Birmingham, AL – Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has released the second instalment of its video series via its new MiHOW2 channel online at www.mihow2.com.
Open house reveals practical tips for thermal imaging
Montreal, QC — ITM Instruments Inc., Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue, QC, and FLIR Canada of Burlington, ON, hosted a free event at the ITM head office on September 5, 2012, with 45 visitors spending the day with the ITM team and participating in many…
High-speed camera helps explain how to measure displacement on feeders and conveyors
Erie, PA — Eriez has produced a new video to walk viewers through the proper procedures for measuring displacement on electromagnetic and electromechanical feeders and conveyors. The two-and-a-half-minute video can be viewed from the Eriez…